Ga. Gov. Nathan Deal declares state of emergency for 14 counties

Following a Winter Storm Warning, Gov. Nathan Deal this morning declared a state of emergency for 14 North Georgia counties.

They are: Murray, Fannin, Gilmer, Union, Towns, Pickens, Dawson, Lumpkin, White, Cherokee, Forsyth, Hall, Banks and Jackson counties.

Deal will expand the order to additional counties as conditions warrant. He’ll provide additional information at his noon news conference in the governor’s office, following his briefing with the Operations Committee.

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